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Friday, October 19, 2018

DC’s List of Recyclable Items Expands, but Plastic Bags are Out!

Confused by what can and can’t be recycled? Does the list of “acceptable” recyclables at your workplace differ from what the DC Department of...

Real Estate Matters – November 2017

Equifax Breach – What It Means to a Homebuyer For people with plenty of cash on hand and a great credit history, buying a home...

A Victorian Reimagined

This 1895 row house in Washington’s Bloomingdale neighborhood was reasonably well maintained over the years, but several interior renovations had left it with oddly-laid-out...

Dear Problem Lady – November 2017

Will store-bought potted mums survive if I plant them in the garden now? Alas, probably not. These beautiful potted chrysanthemums have been grown for their...

CHRS House Expo at Eastern Market 

Capitol Hill Restoration Society is hosting a House Expo on Sunday, Oct. 22, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Eastern Market North Hall,...

CHRS Preservation Cafe: “This Old House… Wiring & Safety”

On Wednesday, Oct. 18, 6:30 p.m., at the Northeast Library, 330 Seventh St. NE, Master Engineer and President of J and G Electric Co....

Dear Problem Lady – October 2017

I know I should mulch my garden to help my plants survive winter – protect their roots and help them retain moisture – but...

CHRS Warren Street Walking Tour

Tennessee Avenue, Warren Street and C Street, NE have it all--fascinating history, famous architects, excellent architecture, including tiny houses, and all nearby. Of particular...

Capitol Hill Garden Club Spreads Garden Love

Introducing the Capitol Hill Garden Club: it’s local, it’s free, and it’s a fun way to share your love of gardening with other people...

Real Estate Matters – October 2017

Reverse Mortgages The conversations that come up with Uber drivers … He has a house in Petworth that he does not want his kids to get...